Recent Blog Posts

Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards comes to an end

As our city launches into one of the busiest months in theatre during September, it is with heavy hearts and regret that the Calgary Theatre Critics (Louis B Hobson, Stephen Hunt, Rodrigo Flores and Jenna Shummoogum) must announce the conclusion of the Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards (The Critters.) Since 2011, the Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards […]

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival Calgary is back for two days of indulgence on October 17 and 18, offering a little something for everyone. The Festival offers the opportunity to sample an extensive variety of world-class wine, scotch, premium spirits, import and micro-brewed beer along with gourmet culinary creations from local restaurants, hotels […]

‘Sequence’ Book Launch

Last year Arun Lakra’s Sequence premiered as part of Downstage’s theatre season and the play won both the Betty Mitchell Award for Best New Play and the Calgary Critics Award for Best New Script. Sequence has been the winner of numerous awards since and is now getting published by Playwrights Canada Press. I think it’s important to […]

Recent Reviews

Dancers’ Studio West examines transformation in ‘Metamorphosis’

You could say that Dancers’ Studio West’s Metamorphosis is all about transformation. The performance, as part of DSW’s Dance Action Lab, is the culmination of choreographers going through a rigorous training and mentorship engagement. Metamorphosis is a collection of three pieces by three different choreographers.

Stage West’s ‘Murder for Two’ is over the top musical fun

Stage West’s Murder for Two is described a musical comedy and really should be called satirical musical comedy. It’s full of talent, with both actors taking on musical roles.  The musical, with book and music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair is chaotic at times and over the top but features […]

Vertigo Theatre’s The Drowning Girls – Review

My review for The Drowning Girls for GetDown.ca